1968 was known as the “Year of the Pitcher” and it was also the year of the Tigers who captured the World Series title by defeating the Cardinals. Presented are (2) team balls and (2) press charms, one from each of the ’68 Series opponents. Endorsed by (33) the Detroit Tigers ball displays an average (“8”) quality and features key signers Kaline, Lolich, Mathews and McLain. The St. Louis Cardinals ball includes (32) autographs averaging (“7”) quality with key signers Brock, Carlton, Cepeda, Flood, Gibson, Maris, Schoendienst and Willis (d.1977). Individual full photo LOAs from JSA. More on our website.
The following is a list of included signers for both balls.
Sweet Spot: Cash, Cuccinello (coach)
North Panel: Oyler, Stanley, McLain, McAuliffe, Mathews, Hiller, Kaline, Warden
South Panel: Wert, Lasher, Horton, Sain (coach), Comer, Northrup, Naragon (coach), Smith, Face
Reverse Sweet Spot: Freehan
East Panel: Price, Patterson, Tracewski, McMahon, Lolich, Matchick
West Panel: Moses (coach), Dobson, Christian, Sparma, Wyatt, Brown, Wilson
Sweet Spot: Schoendienst (manager), Cepeda
North Panel: Jaster, Maxvill, Carlton, Flood, McCarver, Gibson, Muffett (coach), Ricketts
South Panel: Hague, Sisler (coach), Schofield, Granger, Ricketts (repeat signature), Davis, Briles, Brock
Reverse Sweet Spot: Willis
East Panel: Shannon, Tolan, Hughes, Gagliano, Spiezio, Hoerner
West Panel: Milliken (coach), Schultz (coach), Javier, Nelson, Edwards, Washburn, Maris